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The technology giant announced Thursday that it had rolled out new search capabilities for Canadian users, allowing job seekers to browse postings that can be filtered by commute distance, job title and time commitment within the Google search engine. Google also revealed its philanthropic arm will be ...
... best practice for gaining additional search engine results pages (SERP) real estate and giving searchers useful information on store locations and hours. Over the past couple of years, Google has used these extensions and active keywords to trigger ad units for local searches in maps and the local pack.

Google can still tell you a lot about the intent behind a keyword; you just have to know where to look. In this article, we'll take a look at why intent is such an important part of keyword research, how to get at the intent behind a keyword and ways to use intent to guide your search engine marketing (SEM) and ...
One of the ways Google plans to make audio content more searchable is to incorporate podcast metadata into search results. That means, in addition to podcasts showing up when the title is searched for, podcasts could also be returned in search results when topics and/or people are searched for.
Today's Google doodle marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Olympic athlete Fanny Blankers-Koen, the first woman to win four gold medals in a single Olympics. The Dutch-born runner's first Olympic competition was during the 1936 Berlin games when she was 18. Twelve years later ...
SearchCap: Google earnings, fake online reviews & paid search. Barry Schwartz on April 24, 2018 ... From Search Engine Land: Reports: Fake reviews are a growing problem on Amazon, Google Apr 24 ... Google posts $31.1B in total revenue, beats top- and bottom-line expectations. Apr 24, 2018 by Greg ...

Getting your security integration company to rank highly in Google's search rankings takes a lot of work. Unfortunately for a large chunk of businesses, that work could potentially go down the drain. As of April 21, websites that do not have responsive design, making them more legible on mobile devices, ...
As reviews have grown in importance, so have efforts to game the system. The problem is growing on both Google Maps and Amazon, according to third-party analysis and reporting. A report yesterday in The Washington Post found that the buying of fake reviews by merchants hoping to boost sales of their ...
However, it attributed much of the growth to higher pricing for online ads on its Google search engine, YouTube video service and partner apps and websites. Ivan Feinseth, an analyst at Tigress Financial Partners, said: "The strong economy has companies spending more on advertising and we have an ...
In fact, it claims to be 'the world's most private search engine' and has supporting quotes from the likes of Edward Snowdon on its site. The interesting part about Start Page is that it actually uses Google Web results, so you'll get the same list of articles and links as you would on a normal Google search.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal showed how tech giants have come to flaunt user privacy, as the political research company used tools provided by Facebook to obtain data on millions of users from an app developer. It's not just Facebook. Search giant Google holds millions of points of data on every ...
Google is opening the kimono slightly to reveal how it manages the autocomplete function on its search engine, providing a peek into the logic behind the predictions, some of the policies that govern when a prediction will be removed and more. In a post on the Google Blog, search liaison Danny Sullivan ...
In this week's Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. A mini version of the YouTube space, in a box: Source: Twitter Google Maps dynamic ...
Bill Slawski is the preeminent expert on search engine patents. I sought his unique perspective on how Google might be using anchor text today. “Anchor hits, as described in the phrase-based indexing patents, describes how related (co-occuring phrases for high rankings pages for a particular query) ...
SearchCap: PPC policies, Google Assistant failovers & voice interfaces ... Contributor Andrew Goodman suggests we may not like the way Google manages the AdWords program, but anything less and the SERPs and ... Google Assistant sometimes uses AccuWeather when their weather service fails
By Emma Okonji. In a bid to make the use of search engine a lot easier, Google, in line with its mission to organise the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful, has launched a new version of Goggle search engine app that provides a lighter, faster way to search web for information.
An investigation from RankRanger's Mordy Oberstein identifies a distance and clustering pattern in Google's local algorithm that the author says is consistent regardless of user location. In other words, it appears whether the user is searching from a nearby location or remotely (e.g., resident vs. tourist).

Google grants roughly 44 percent of “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) search de-listing requests. However, a person in the UK whose request was among the 56 percent not granted challenged Google's decision and won in the UK High Court. The search result in question involved a decade-old criminal ...
In this week's Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. This dog chases after a Google street view car: Source: Twitter Google sourdough: ...
Google is getting smarter when it comes to image recognition with updates rolled out to Google Assistant and Google Photos. Google Lens, which is built into Assistant and Photos, is now capable of recognizing specific breeds of dogs or cats. Just take a photo of a cat or dog with Lens, or get Lens to ...
Google's research division has released a new tech demo of sorts, which shows off advancements the company has made toward understanding natural language. The new search experience, called “Talk to Books,” invites users to ask questions which Google will respond to with passages from books.
Site owners have been receiving e-mail notifications from Google Search Console regarding issues detected on AMP pages. Google prefaces the notification by saying the issues will not affect how pages show up in search results. Rather, Google is notifying webmasters about issues related to social ...
SearchCap: Google more results button, new filters for Search Console & Chrome search suggestions. Barry Schwartz on April 12, 2018 at ... 2018 by Barry Schwartz. You can now filter your Google Search Performance reports by Rich results, AMP non-rich results, AMP article, job listings and job details.
Google is testing a new feature in its Chrome browser to show themed search suggestions based on your past searches directly on the Chrome start screen. A Google spokesperson told Search Engine Land that “these suggestions in Chrome are inspired by past searches and help people continue ...
Google is gradually rolling out a new AdWords user interface. Word has it this change will be complete and available to everyone sometime in the first half of 2018. Many of us using the new interface have been asking questions like “Have you seen this feature/report/functionality in the new interface?” If you ...
Google is asking publishers in Europe to obtain consent for data use and ad targeting under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy rules, which go into effect May 25. Companies operating in Europe are required to gain opt-in consent for collection and use of personal data under the ...
Starting today, Vivaldi, which incidentally focuses more on user privacy, will enable DuckDuckGo as its default search engine in its Private browsing mode. This mode could be considered the same as the incognito mode in Google Chrome, except Vivaldi will not store cookies and temporary files of the ...
We're used to thinking of Google as a search engine. For advertisers, Google's search engine results page (SERP) is composed of text and product (Google Shopping) ads. The popularity of these product ads with digital marketers has grown in popularity. According to Adobe's Digital Index, spend on ...
Since then, this shift to a mobile-first index has been one of the most talked about – and sometimes misunderstood – topics in the industry. With its full implementation happening soon, it's worth taking a look at how prepared SEO professionals are for this major change. For episode 145 of Search Engine ...
Google will start deactivating AdWords accounts next week if they have not spent any money in the past 15 months. This will occur automatically in an attempt to “speed up” the AdWords experience. An email notification will be sent to individual AdWords users when their account has been deactivated.
Today's Google doodle honors Katsuko Saruhashi on what would have been the geochemist's 98th birthday. Saruhashi was renowned in her field of geochemistry and spent much of her career advocating for the advancement of female scientists. “She was deeply committed to inspiring young women to ...
Google Maps for iOS has been updated with two new features. One is the ability to display estimated wait times for restaurants. The second is a search feature which lets users filter reviews and look up specific keywords. When viewing a restaurant listing on Google Maps the average wait time will be ...
On the Google My Business Forum, where I volunteer as a Top Contributor, we frequently see themes and threads from business owners who want Google to remove their negative reviews. There are a lot of cases where we cannot do anything because the reviews don't break Google's review guidelines, ...
Google has stopped showing zero search results, i.e., only the answer, followed by a button to “show all results” for searches related to time, calculations and conversions. The blue search results links are now back. Google began this global experiment a week ago today and has now concluded that “the ...
LOS ANGELES - While Google may have defined the modern-day search engine, Bishop Robert Barron, known as one of America's premier Catholic preachers and teachers, believes that today's search for meaning is inextricably tied to religion as much as technology. In a speech on “Religion and the ...
Google Senior Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller said in a recent SEO snippets video that using non-English URLs for non-English websites is fine and that Google is able to crawl, index and rank them. This includes non-Latin characters in your URLs. John Mueller said “as long as URLs are valid ...
Google's plans to help support publishers' subscription businesses came into fuller color on Tuesday at an event in New York City. The company is launching a wider framework for working with publishers called the Google News Initiative that builds on several of the projects the company announced last ...
Advertisement. Advertisement. Search Engine Journal - SEO, Search Marketing News and Tutorials · Home · Jobs · About · Contact · Privacy Policy · Press Materials · Advertise · Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin · Instagram · Youtube · Google · Pinterest ...
Some SEO practitioners think that they can get away with shady and risky techniques (that Google considers webspam) to game the system and hack their way to the top of the SERPs. Whether it's worth the risk is a different story altogether. But we all know that the search engines, especially Google, won't ...
Google Lens, a tool that utilizes smartphone cameras to recognize objects, is now available to iOS users. The rollout began this week and will continue over the next several weeks. Lens is not a standalone app— rather, it's a tool built into Google Photos which allows users to take photos of an object to ...
Google My Business has updated the Insights analytics tool within Google My Business to let business owners see a heatmap of locations from which searchers request directions to their businesses. Allyson Wright, the community manager for Google My Business, announced that Google has “made some ...
Google advertisers will soon be able to reach YouTube viewers who have previously searched for related products and services. For example, if a person recently searched for “best wireless headphones,” they may then be shown ads from headphone manufacturers the next time they visit YouTube.
Reuters also reports that where a platform offers services that compete with others in the market (e.g., Google Shopping), “terms and conditions will have to include a description of any preferential treatment they give to their own service including access to consumer data and ranking.” Right now, this is ...
Google removed this feature back in 2016 when they dropped the Google+ support, but it seems to be added back via the Google My Business console. Users of Google My Business can go into their accounts and click on the “info” section, where they may see this business description section that can be ...
Content and links are still pillars of search engine optimization (SEO). In fact, Google has told us in the past these components are two of the top three factors in Google's search algorithm. By now, we should all know this, but many people are still making a critical mistake when it comes to content and links ...
Google plans to ban all AdWords ads for anything related to cryptocurrencies starting in June 2018. This includes exchanges, ICOs, and ... Google's move to ban cryptocurrency-related advertising is a cautionary response to harm caused to consumers by cryptocurrency scams. Google wants to mitigate the ...
Lighthouse is a “lite” version of a site review tool. It currently provides feedback on ten SEO metrics. The Lighthouse SEO tool can also be downloaded and installed in Chrome as an extension Lighthouse is limited in scope but it provides a snapshot of ten metrics that matter to Google.
Google will soon boost news articles in search results for individuals who are paying subscribers of those publications. Bloomberg reports that Google is making this change in an effort to assist publications with finding and retaining paying subscribers. In addition, Google will reportedly share search data ...
Around this time last year, Google announced new brand safety controls for video and display ads, creating policies that prohibited the monetization of inappropriate and controversial content. In connection with these policy updates, Google says it removed 320,000 publishers that violated publisher ...
Google AdWords is introducing a new set of performance insights specifically for click-to-message ads. Click-to-message ads were introduced in 2016 as the text message version of Google's click-to-call ads. As the name suggests, they allow searches to message back and forth with a business.


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